Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

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Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)

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Course Length: 3 days

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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.

Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?

Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.

Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.

  • To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
  • To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
  • To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
  • To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
  • To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements

Noise at Work Training Course Overview

The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 Distance Learning Pack

Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.

You can download Module 1 for free here.

Module 2 Three Day Seminar

The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.

Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report

This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.

What will you achieve?

Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.

Steve John-Ferrington, Stobart Rail Limited - 17th Jul 2012

"Great location, friendly relaxed atmosphere' sensible workload. All of these contributed to a pleasurable course."
Wosciech Kromaliaci, Serco Ltd - 28th Mar 2017

"The course was very well run, the trainer was one of the best I have had. We got looked after from start to finish. The hotel was the best and I will be looking at more courses in the future with Castle."
Dave Brambill, Caterpillar UK - 28th Mar 2017

"Well presented, concise and well explained."
Ashley Drury, Barrett Steel Limited - 22nd Mar 2011

"Good and interesting lectures worth the long travel (Philippines to UK)."
Rodofo de la Cruz, Ear Diagnostics - 16th Jul 2013

"The Castle noise at Work course was very good. The format and presentation of the course was excellent and the presenters were very knowledgeable and offered a high standard of advice."
Dawn Wilson, Euro Environmental Limited - 22nd Mar 2011

"Well presented course, located at the hotel you're staying at. No hassle of travelling to and from."
Colin Miller, Diamond Offshore - 17th Sep 2013

"The course is my second one with Castle in recent years and like the last was excellent. The lecturer was fantastic and made it very interesting. The location was great and the host Castle Group welcoming. Thank you and I look forward to the refresher."
John Hopkinson, Derbyshire County Council - 28th Mar 2017

"Very professional, very happy to return for other courses and to recommend to others back in Malta."
Nicholas Debono, Government of Malta MTI - 16th Sep 2014

"Great course material, training style and concise to the information needed. "
Emma Fisher, Stagecoach Uk - 18th Jul 2017

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